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>>> good morning. breaking news. is it jessica? a body found just seven miles from the home of missing colorado 10-year-old jessica ridgeway has the desperate search ended in tragedy? we're awaiting a new conference from police. we'll have the latest. >>> duel in danville, joe biden and pau ryan face off in the only vice presidential debate. ryan vowing to take the fight directly to biden. biden looking to get his ticket back on track. this morning, exclusive new poll numbers from the three states that could decide this election. >>> and false alarm. a s.w.a.t. team surrounds justin bieber's los angeles home. turns out, he's the latest victim of a hoax. the third aimed at celebrities in recent weeks. and police are trying to find who's behind the string of disturbing pranks today, thursday, october 11th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to today on a thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. the news out of colorado seems to be upsetting. police have yet to say if the body they found is that of 10-year-ol
, a body found. a grim discovery in the haunting case of what happened to 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. police ruling out her parents as suspects. now manhunt is on for a killer. >>> 30 days ago, i walked through these doors and i'm going home. i'm going home. >> homecoming. a huge milestone for robin on her road to recovery. finally leaving the hospital after weeks of grueling treatment. her doctors, friends and family cheer her on. and we have her message for everyone this morning. ♪ hey, hey oh, you feel it now ♪ amen, amen ♪ amen >> going home now! >> whoo! >>> and how is that for a start to the morning? [ applause ] wow. amen. amen, robin. we are so happy for you. everyone on team robin, so thrilled that you are finally home, waking up this morning, after so many weeks in the hospital. we're going to talk to robin's doctor, in just a little bit. we see those fist pumps up in the air. we're going to learn about the next steps in robin's journey. >> she's back. she's back and tweeting, folks. here we go. there's no place like home. she wes, after 30 days in the hospital, i'm h
than two hours ago cops identified a body of that of jessica ridgeway a fifth grader who disappeared on her way to school last week. >> our focus has changed from a search for jessica to a mission of justice for jessica. >> well, a couple of hikers found the little girl's body on wednesday in a park just about seven miles west of the girl's home in westminster, colorado. dan springer is outside the police department there. tell us how they idd. and why it took two days. >> it took so long excruciating two days, shep, because the body was not intact. they had to do a d.n.a. match. the cops were out in the field where the body was found yesterday combing it for more evidence. fbi profiler here. they followed up on tips from the public. we know police have cleared jessica's parents and have been saying for a couple of days now she was abducted by a stranger. obviously a very extremely dangerous predator. shep? >> any leads here? do they know anything? >> they are not saying anything about their investigation. they are very tight-lipped trying to keep it close to the vest. we do know the
marks one week since the disappearance of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. earlier police discovered a dismembered body in a rural park seven miles from the girl's home. police are trying to determine if it could be jessica. the 10-year-old has not been seen since leaving for school last friday morning. >>> it is 15 before the hour. the meningitis outbreak continues to spread this morning. according to the cdc, virginia has 30 confirmed cases of the infection. 9 cases have been reported in maryland. one person in each of thoeds states died, bringing the nationwide death toll to 14. in all, 170 people have been sickened in the outbreak that is now spanning 11 states. the massachusetts pharmacy linked to the tainted steroid shots, has recalled all of its products. >>> two of the three suspects arrested for beating and robbing a man in eastern market will be in court this morning. thomas macelin has been in the hospital since august. he is now blind in one eye and unable to walk or feed himself. last night a $10,000 trust was announced for his family. his wife abby accepted the donation
on world affairs. >> let's go to jessica yellin who's got a special panel with her. jessica? >> thanks so much. margaret hoover, let me go straight to you. i think mitt romney smells blood when it comes to foreign policy. but is it really warranted? >> he certainly had an opening to talk about it. and frankly they needed to do something. the first thing you're talking about with mitt romney and foreign policy had been this trip to europe, europe, poland, israel, the olympics hadn't gone so well. now they have something to talk about. how did it go? i think the main difference and what they strive to do is paint a contrast between them and the obama administration. the contrast becomes part of their posturing. how are we going to approach foreign policy differently? the posture is that obama's foreign policy is lead from behind, i think mitt romney is really lean forward. we're trying to use our influence in the middle east to -- but really we're trying to use our influence in the region to get the outcomes we want in order to shape the policies that we want, in order to receive the outcom
of ten-year-old jessica ridgeway. she disappeared in suburban denver while walking to school on friday. her family put out this video asking folks to please get a good look at her. hundreds of volunteers have searched fields and retraced her route to school. they found the girl's backpack on a sidewalk this weekend, they tell us, about six files from her home. today an f.b.i. evidence team went inside that home while family members did interviews. jessica's father struggled to speak to reporters. >> the worst thing i've ever been through. i don't know what to do, you know. i just want to find my daughter. >> shep: just wants to find his daughter. the cops say the parents have a cooperated and they're following up on more than 400 tips. >>> after two years of unanswered questions and unending pain, authorities in mexico say they have finally arrested a suspect in the killing of an american along the mexican border. but the victim's wife says there is one thing for which she still needs closure and that's this. ...seems like you guys got a little gassed out there. enough already. c'mon g
-old. that's her picture there. a.m. an amber alert has been issued for jessica ridgeway after she failed to show up for school. 50 officials including police and fire fighters are looking for her, but she has not yet been found. >>> we've got much more ahead this hour. here's a look at what's coming up. >>> with 50 million in the u.s. and nearly 24 million eligible to vote, some analysts are saying they might decide the next president. all morning we put the latino vote in focus. >> investigators have made progress into the investigation into agent ivie's staff. >> a new theory behind the brutal death of a u.s. border agent. why investigators are saying he may have died at hands of one of his own. >>> 500 convicted felons could be set free in massachusetts. why? this chemist allegedly tampered with evidence for the last nine years. up. a short word that's a tall order. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everythi
. >> the national park service has confirmed now that a missing employee from yosemite has been found. jessica rose garcia disappeared after a meeting for her new job on saturday and the park service just found her this afternoon in a rugged area. they say she needed an air lift but that her injuries were minor. she was hiking off trail during a day hike and was reported missing when she didn't show up for work on sunday. >>> turning now to election, the president is campaigning in ohio tonight after a swing through the bay area. he climbed on board air force one at sfo late this morning. he then flew onto columbus for an appearance at ohio state university. no word on how much money he raced in the bay area but initial estimates were it could be up to six million dollars. voters casting ballots today in several counties around the state. some in san francisco were up early this morning to cast their votes. early voting opened yesterday in california, today voters can also vote by mail. signed vote by mailable indications must be submitted to the department of elections no later than october 30th a
. police in colorado will give an update about jessica ridgeway's case. right now they will not confirm if the body is the missing girl. she disappeared on her walk to school last week. >>> today we are learning new information into how a man was able to go through airport security with a smoke grenade and other weapons in his luggage. federal agents arrested 28-year-old at the los angeles airport during a layover on his way home to boston from japan. they found all these suspicious items in his luggage. officials in south korea say they screened the man's luggage when he made a stop there but found no hazardous materials. u.s. agents say the smoke grenade violates the u.n. regulations for shipping explosives. harris has a detention hearing tomorrow. >>> syria's government is calling turkey's interception of a syrian passenger plane an act of piracy. military jets forced the syrian air flight, which was headed from russia to damascus to land in turkey. turkish forces believe that plane was carrying military equipment to the syrian president's regime. troops seized the plane's cargo but
. police in colorado will give an update about jessica ridgeway. right now they will not confirm if the body is that of the missing girl. yesterday they say ridgeway was abducted. >>> the state of pennsylvania revoking jerry sandusky's $59,000 pension in the wake of his child sex abuse conviction. sandusky's wife dottie will not be entitled to any benefits either. a lawyer says he plans to fight that decision. on tuesday, sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years behind bars for molesting ten boys over a 15-year period. >>> the captain of the cruise ship that capsized off the italian coast is suing after he was fired. ske tino is suing for wrongful dismissal and is demanding his job back. he is facing several charges for manslaughter and abandoning ship. he was the captain of the costa concordia. prosecutors say he misled the coast guard about the truex tent of the disaster. >>> this morning we are learning new information into how a man was able to go through airport security with a smoke grenade and other weapons in his luggage. federal agents arrested the 28-year-old at the
police have issued an amber alert following the disappearance of this 10-year-old girl. jessica ridgeway was on her way to school but never showed up, prompting officials to call her mother. but the search it turns out was delayed because her mom who works the night shift slept through those phone calls. so far police have searched the surrounding area but have found nothing. >>> the fungal meningitis outbreak is spreading. the cdc says at least 47 people have been infected. five people have died. the cause of the outbreak is believed to be contaminated steroids. clinics in 23 states received the tainted drugs, more than 17,000 viles have been recalled now. doctors are trying to figure out how patients were actually infected. >>> it's been one of the romney campaign's longest running talking points. 43 months of unemployment, over 8%, and the president to blame. >> 8% unemployment for over -- how many, 43 months? we still have unemployment over 8%. he told us to hold unemployment below 8%. >> unemployment above 8% month after month after month. >> but all that changed yesterday. the bure
. host: jessica, republican line. caller: i want to know about n.c. and what is going on with that. throwing it out there, what could we possibly do about the profiteering in the senate and the ties to wall that money. would it be possible to have the american people pay taxes? guest: i think she was referring to the gubernatorial race in north carolina. republicans have not won that race in a long time. but pat mccurry, as far as the money in politics, there seems to be no indication that money is going to disappear from politics or the campaign any time soon. president obama raise $750 million four years ago. there is so much outside money. before one is willing to say that enough is enough. host: ken rudin is our political junkie at npr, contributing to that coverage, running the blog as well. he is the editorial coordinator of the state impact project. our last caller was calling from north carolina. let's go won over to talk about virginia. we can see it here at the national map. states in yellow are said to be tossups. virginia? guest: you have evenly matched people, tim kane
be around. i think it should be called bankruptcy. any specialized staff peer jessica hospital when it goes bankrupt and you can't turn the lights off, financial company all you need is turning to the system. it could be done. in fact it was quite successful by the fdic for a long period of time. so i think there's phrase you want to structure so the regulators say that jpmorgan starts to fail and missile chapter 14 commanders that happens with the money keeps on moving. equity holders pay everything. if there's any money left when jpmorgan is $400 billion of equity unsecured debt. there's no way were going to lose all that. but if it did come though chargeback to the big banks, just like fdic today. so citizens never pay. also i think with that failure happens, all callbacks revoked, all directors fired in the name is buried forever. so we remember why they should have been. so it shouldn't hurt the economy and stuff like that. so those are what they should be doing. like i said, if jpmorgan, presumably the reason companies get bigger if they offer big declines, but better, faster, cheaper
cara and kevin for all the hours and hours and hours and hours of work on this and jessica newman as well for doing all the research, um, on this and talking to many of you out there on these issues and, again, our advisory board and all the people and staff at save the children for all their work on this as well. so thank you, and at this point i think we're happy to take some questions from the audience, and if you guys want to come up and -- >> i guess the only last point i would make, bruce, that i forgot to make, senator dodd just whispered it in my ear, is in the last presidential debate, there was not one question on poverty. and i just think again as the vice presidential debate happened and the next two presidential debates, we ought to have at least one question on kids and poverty in this country. and i hope that the hash tag that was just put out there will help folks at home or anybody in this room try to get that message out. because it's really a national disgrace that we have almost 25% of the kids in this country live anything poverty, and it never is doesed in th
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